Chain maille how-to

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Here’s a great how-to for the novice chain mailer, covers designing and producing your own suit of armor – [via] – Link.

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From the pages of CRAFT: Battle Chic – Craft a wardrobe of medieval armor with DIY chainmail. Download Sample PDF & digital edition or subscribe.

16 thoughts on “Chain maille how-to

  1. I subscribe to both magazines and access to the Digital editions works perfectly, they are a great complement to the magazines. I just have to force myself not to read the whole magazine online before I get the print version because I know I’ll enjoy it more in print :).

    I still haven’t received the t-shirt that was offered with Craft though. When do those go out?

  2. Thanks Phil. I’m not in a huge rush to get it, I was just worried since I had my magazine in hand and no shirt that something went wrong and I missed mine.

  3. Oh, by the way, if anyone is interested in making chainmail/chainmail products. The links are much better if they are sawed and not cut with wire cutters. It just works better, fewer snags and a bunch of other things. If you make your own mail then wrap a high strength wire around a dowell and cut it with a dremel or something. That’s what i did.

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